LATEST: Man dies after car hits bus shelter in Todmorden

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AN 18-YEAR-OLD passenger has been killed in a road traffic collision.

Police said the accident happened when a Peugeot car smashed into a bus shelter and a tree in Burnley road between Todmorden and Burnley this morning.

The crash happened around 3.50am and the road was shut to allow for accident investigation.

The 17-year-old driver was taken to Huddersfield Royal Hospital with chest injuries.

He was described as being in a ‘stable’ condition.

Anybody who witnessed the crash or who has information about it should contact Sgt Ady Newman at West Yorkshire Police on 101.

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10:55am Fri 4 Apr 14

useyourhead says...

So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.
So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man. useyourhead
  • Score: 8

11:13am Fri 4 Apr 14

Bernard Righton says...

useyourhead wrote:
So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.
That's unlikely, sadly he died in the accident, the 17 year old driver survived
[quote][p][bold]useyourhead[/bold] wrote: So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.[/p][/quote]That's unlikely, sadly he died in the accident, the 17 year old driver survived Bernard Righton
  • Score: 6

11:13am Fri 4 Apr 14

rudis_dad says...

useyourhead wrote:
So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.
It's the passenger who died - the driver is in hospital. What a way to start your driving career.
[quote][p][bold]useyourhead[/bold] wrote: So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.[/p][/quote]It's the passenger who died - the driver is in hospital. What a way to start your driving career. rudis_dad
  • Score: 5

5:59pm Mon 7 Apr 14

ChrisDeBerg says...

rudis_dad wrote:
useyourhead wrote:
So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.
It's the passenger who died - the driver is in hospital. What a way to start your driving career.
Driving like an absolute idiot I bet!? If he was, he has the blood of a friend on his hands for the rest of his life!
[quote][p][bold]rudis_dad[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]useyourhead[/bold] wrote: So sad, another young driver. Please drive as if you were still on your test guys/girls. I hope the passenger recovers. R.I.P young man.[/p][/quote]It's the passenger who died - the driver is in hospital. What a way to start your driving career.[/p][/quote]Driving like an absolute idiot I bet!? If he was, he has the blood of a friend on his hands for the rest of his life! ChrisDeBerg
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